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Yellow Trail

Intermediate
 4.6 (36)

This trail provides the easiest access to Henry Mill Falls with outstanding scenery near The Wall.


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5.7

Miles

9.1

KM

Singletrack

876' 267 m

High

767' 234 m

Low

323' 98 m

Up

375' 114 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

Family Friendly New riders and families should stay downstream at the small creek crossing, upstream to The Wall Loop involves a long climb and a much narrower trail surface. Newest riders can stay on Upper Wooten.

The trails are often closed following wet weather. Always visit mtbatlanta.com/ to check the trail status before heading out.

Description

Please note the out-and-back to the falls is 7.6 miles.

The Yellow Trail offers a unique cycling experience for the entire family, with scenery found no where else in the Atlanta Metro area. This flowing trail provides access to the scenic Henry Mill Falls. The lower cycle trail is easy enough for beginners if they take their time, but has enough flow that the experienced rider will also love the trail. Be sure to take time to relax at the falls before beginning your return ride.

The falls offer a great experience for children as it allows them to take a break before the ride back to the car. If 7+ miles is too far for you or your child there is a large rock outcrop about 1.5 miles in that kids love to play on.

The more experienced rider will want to checkout The Wall Loop which is clearly marked and will be on your right, uphill, two-tenths of a mile from your turnaround at the falls. The Wall Loop should be considered at least moderate and, as such, this trail offers a much more backcountry-like experience with narrow singletrack, that is a combination of machine and hand-built trails.

After about one mile, the trail begins to climb The Wall, so named as it looks like a rock wall when viewed from the bottom. Once to the top, take your time to soak in the scenery and climb on some of the huge boulders the trail meanders through. You'll find the scenery in this portion of the park too unbelievable and you'll wonder how you are only minutes from downtown Atlanta.

There is another rideable yellow trail through Zack's Glade but is not used by cyclists. Do not enter the trail marked horses only, it is very muddy.

Please note there is an equestrian trail that parallels the lower half of the loop and is marked for horses only. Do not ride this trail as it will lead to impassible mud holes that are bike destroyers and will ruin your visit to the park.

Contacts

Shared By:

Pete Edmondson with improvements by Lost Justpastnowhere

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  4.6 from 36 votes

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One of the more scenic trails in Georgia. Wild Azaleas about the Henry Mill Falls. The scenery here changes almost weekly.
Mar 31, 2016 near Chattah…, GA
Henry Mill Falls. The Red Trail is on the other side of creek.
Mar 31, 2016 near Chattah…, GA
Henry Mill Falls from the Yellow Trail side.
Sep 28, 2016 near Chattah…, GA
The first rock outcrop on the Yellow Trails, makes a good rest area for new or younger riders. Turn around here for a 3.5 mile ride.
Mar 31, 2016 near Chattah…, GA
Winter vistas from "The Wall" on the Yellow Trail.
Mar 31, 2016 near Chattah…, GA
Boulders at the top of The Wall.
Mar 31, 2016 near Chattah…, GA

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All Clear 43 days ago
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Jun 25, 2022
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Jul 19, 2020
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